American cable net A&E is spinning off its factual auctioneering show Storage Wars (pictured) with Storage Wars: Texas, a 16-part, half-hour series set to launch next month.
The spin-off will premiere December 6 at 10.30 p.m. EST, and will feature new Texas-based characters on the lookout for auction gold.
It is produced by FremantleMedia-owned Original Productions, and the exec producers are Thom Beers and Philip D. Segal. Jeff Conroy is co-executive producer and Steve Robillard is series producer, while A&E’s exec producers are David McKillop, Elaine Frontain Bryant and Fred Grinstein.
The news comes as the original Storage Wars returns tomorrow (November 15), moving to a new Tuesday night slot.